bell twp. considers eliminating local...

bell twp. considers eliminating local police

There are 2 comments on the story from Jan 22, 2008, titled bell twp. considers eliminating local police. In it, reports that:

Bell Township, Westmoreland County - Township supervisors have announced their intention to eliminate the local police department. Currently the department consists of one officer who has been on suspension with pay since November, 2007. The supervisors have not disclosed a reason for their decision, but will hold an open town meeting on Wednesday, January 23 at 3:30pm at the Township Building on route 380. The supervisors stated this was the only time that was convenient for the lawyers. The township is currently considering either entering into a contract with Washington Township to provide local patrols, or simply rely on the State Police. Residents are encouraged to attend the meeting to voice their concern.

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vern

Bixby, OK

#1 Feb 20, 2008
why is he on paid leave
John

Boca Raton, FL

#2 Feb 25, 2008
Why not merge with another department. The service would be better than what is provided at this time anyway.

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